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- Changes in the Earth's climate, especially those said to be produced by global warming.
2013 September-October, Michael Sivak, “Will AC Put a Chill on the Global Energy Supply?”, American Scientist:
- Nevertheless, it is clear that the global energy demand for air-conditioning will grow substantially as nations become more affluent, with the consequences of climate change potentially accelerating the demand.
changes in the Earth's climate